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Link About It: Long-Lost Leonardo da Vinci Sketch Discovered

Long-Lost Leonardo da Vinci Sketch Discovered


Turning up at a Paris auction house, a small sketch (measuring seven by five inches) stood out to a curator, Thaddée Prate, who took a closer look. Indeed, the double-sided illustration proved to date back to 1482 and was the work of Leonardo da Vinci……

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Charged: Daguerre’s American Legacy: An exhibition showcasing 100 of the first photographic portraits ever made

Charged: Daguerre's American Legacy


Following two highly acclaimed runs at museums in greater-Paris, photo-historian William B. Becker’s collection of daguerreotypes—the first widespread photographic process involving imagery cast upon a highly polished silver surface—is about to make its American debut at…

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